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Palestinian shot after stabbing Israeli in Jerusalem
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A Palestinian woman stabbed an Israeli man who then shot and wounded her in Jerusalem's Old City on Wednesday after some of the tight security measures imposed following a series of deadly Palestinian attacks were lifted, police said.... 10/7/2015 8:38 AM

German woman dies in Thailand from box jellyfish sting
BANGKOK (AP) -- A 20-year-old German woman died at a popular Thai resort island after being stung by a box jellyfish, police said Wednesday, the third reported fatality in Thailand in 14 months from one of the world's most toxic jellyfish.... 10/7/2015 8:37 AM

Turkey suggests meeting with Russia on avoiding violations
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey says it has proposed a meeting between Turkish and Russian military officials to be held in Ankara on avoiding future Russian infringements of Turkey's airspace.... 10/7/2015 8:33 AM

With 500 French in Syria, new anti-jihadi ad campaign starts
PARIS (AP) -- France's government is hoping an ad campaign featuring mourning families will make young people think twice about leaving to join extremists in Syria.... 10/7/2015 8:26 AM

MSF seeks fact-finding mission over deadly Kunduz strike
GENEVA (AP) -- Doctors Without Borders is calling for an independent fact-finding mission under rules of the Geneva Conventions into a U.S. air strike on a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan that killed at least 22 people.... 10/7/2015 8:24 AM

A year on, mixed views on what Hong Kong protests achieved
HONG KONG (AP) -- A year ago, Hong Kong's famously busy streets were shut down by pro-democracy protesters in the so-called "Umbrella Movement" - a moniker that came from the umbrellas used by demonstrators to fend off pepper spray used by police early in the nearly 80-day face-off.... 10/7/2015 8:21 AM

AB InBev ups its offer for SABMiller to create beer giant
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch InBev has made a third offer for the shares of SABMiller plc in its quest to create a global beer behemoth.... 10/7/2015 7:55 AM

Fighting erupts in central Syria amid Russian airstrikes
BEIRUT (AP) -- Activists say Syrian troops backed by Russian airstrikes are battling insurgents in central Syria.... 10/7/2015 7:45 AM

VW CEO: recall of cars hit by scandal to begin in January
BERLIN (AP) -- Volkswagen plans to launch in January a recall of vehicles with software at the center of the emissions-rigging scandal and aims to fix them all by the end of next year, the company's new chief executive says.... 10/7/2015 6:58 AM

Asian shares higher despite lower IMF growth forecast
TOKYO (AP) -- Asian stock markets and oil prices rose Wednesday, taking in stride the IMF's lower global growth forecast and Japan's central bank leaving monetary policy unchanged.... 10/7/2015 6:56 AM

Samsung 3Q operating profit surges, shares jump 9 percent
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Samsung Electronics announced a forecast-beating profit for the third quarter Wednesday, sending its share price up nearly 9 percent, but analysts said strong component sales and favorable currency exchange rates masked persistent weakness in its smartphone business.... 10/7/2015 6:24 AM

AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers sought extremist buyers
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- Over the pulsating beat at an exclusive nightclub, the arms smuggler made his pitch to a client: 2.5 million euros for enough radioactive cesium to contaminate several city blocks.... 10/7/2015 5:21 AM

AP Investigation: 5 key findings on nuclear smuggling
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- An Associated Press investigation reveals that a remote corner of eastern Europe has become a thriving marketplace for nuclear material aimed at extremists in the Middle East. Here are five key findings:... 10/7/2015 5:16 AM

Bank of China ordered to release counterfeiters' records
SHANGHAI (AP) -- A New York judge has ordered the Bank of China to hand over detailed information about Chinese bank accounts used by a counterfeiting ring that allegedly sold millions of dollars of fake Gucci handbags and wallets in the U.S.... 10/7/2015 4:18 AM

Luxury birthing clinics spur cesarean 'epidemic' in Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Thais Faria sank into a leather love seat, relaxing under the ministrations first of a masseuse, then a manicurist and finally a hairdresser-cum-makeup artist. Not 24 hours after her daughter was born via cesarean, Faria was being pampered at an upscale Rio de Janeiro maternity clinic.... 10/7/2015 4:06 AM

As Pyongyang readies grand show, rural life still a struggle
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- While North Korea prepares a big show to mark the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party, the daily struggles of life outside the capital - such as finding clean running water and putting nutritious food on the table year-round - pose a harsh, but largely unseen, contrast to the grand celebrations the world will see Oct. 10.... 10/7/2015 3:47 AM

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stopped in Haiti's capital on Tuesday to discuss preparations for the country's upcoming elections and encourage people to refrain from disrupting balloting after a messy parliamentary first round in August.... 10/7/2015 2:57 AM

Bombardier held talks with Airbus over CSeries plane
TORONTO (AP) -- Bombardier is confirming it had talks with Airbus to sell a majority stake in its CSeries jet but says those discussions are no longer being pursued.... 10/7/2015 2:30 AM

Guatemala to investigate for those responsible for mudslide
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) -- The warning signs were everywhere in the canyon neighborhood of Cambray on the outskirts of Guatemala City, where a mudslide buried hundreds of people last week.... 10/7/2015 2:22 AM

AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers shopped radioactive material to IS and other terrorist...
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers shopped radioactive material to IS and other terrorists.... 10/7/2015 1:00 AM

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